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Be the Protector

Sheryl Olitzky | Posted 11.18.2015 | Impact
Sheryl Olitzky

No one has the right to make any of us feel afraid because of the incitement of hate and acts of terror. The overwhelming majority of people only want to live in peace. We do not want our children and grandchildren to live in fear.

Misleading Rhetoric From Republican Candidates and Congressional Leaders Distracts From Real Immigration Solution

Lizet Ocampo | Posted 08.06.2015 | Politics
Lizet Ocampo

Leading up to the debate, we've heard much rhetoric from Republican presidential hopefuls that feeds into negative, untrue stereotypes of undocumented individuals.

Elise Foley

Immigration Hardliners Prevail In Fight Over Dreamers And The Military | Elise Foley | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Asking the Department of Defense to consider allowing young undocumented immigrants to enlist proved a bridge too far Thursday in the R...

Elise Foley

Another Immigration Storm Is Brewing In The House | Elise Foley | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives will soon get another chance to add to its record of voting against measures friendly to Dreamers, the youn...

Elise Foley

House Republican Committee Approves Bills To Increase Deportations | Elise Foley | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are moving forward with bills addressing the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States, includ...

Elise Foley

Republicans Ask Court To Keep Obama Immigration Programs Stalled | Elise Foley | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Republican lawmakers are urging an appeals court not to let the Obama administration expand deportation relief and work autho...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Nonpartisan Mayors Warns Of Domestic Threat If DHS Runs Out Of Money | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With just weeks remaining before the Department of Homeland Security runs out of money, a nonpartisan coalition of mayors is calling on ...

Elise Foley

House Conservatives To Senators: Don't Cave On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in the Senate likely don't have the votes to pass a bill blocking President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration,...

Elise Foley

Republicans Struggle To Find Way Forward On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

HERSHEY, Pa. -- Republican senators and House members huddled in a resort Thursday to figure out, among other things, what to do with people like Jorg...

Elise Foley

House GOP Votes To Block Protections For Undocumented Immigrants | Elise Foley | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans voted Wednesday to fund the Department of Homeland Security, but with the requirement that millions of undocumented yo...

Elise Foley

House's Homeland Security Plan Will Undo Obama Executive Action On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 01.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are set to vote next week on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security that will be coupled with a number of...

Elise Foley

John Boehner Says GOP Will Move Forward With Plan That Could Risk DHS Shutdown | Elise Foley | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After gunmen attacked a satirical French newspaper on Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Republicans won't back away fr...

Elise Foley

After Leaving Immigration Out Of Funding Fight, Republicans Vow To Block It Next Year | Elise Foley | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans may largely have given up on killing the president's immigration executive actions this week as part of a government funding...

Elise Foley

White House Turns To Aggressive Defense Of Immigration Actions | Elise Foley | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is moving into a new phase for its policy on deportation relief for up to 5 million undocumented immigrants: Not just se...

House Republicans Prepare Their Next Move On Immigration

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2015 | Politics

(Adds details, quotes starting in fourth paragraph.) By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - U.S. Republicans, ou...

Elise Foley

House Republicans Vote To Block Obama's Deportation Relief | Elise Foley | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans on Thursday voted to block the president's executive actions on immigration, approving a dead-on-arrival bill that wou...

Elise Foley

White House Issues Veto Threat On Bill To Block Deportation Relief | Elise Foley | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House issued a veto threat on Thursday for a bill from House Republicans to block the president's executive actions on immigra...

President Obama Acts to Right Wrongs That Affront Our Ideals

Deborah Weinstein | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics
Deborah Weinstein

After waiting more than 500 days for the House of Representatives to take up the comprehensive immigration reform bill passed by the Senate, the President called us back to those values and used his authority to protect children and parents. Thank you, Mr. President, for taking some important steps to make our nation stronger.

Elise Foley

Obama Moves To Protect Millions From Deportation | Elise Foley | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the boldest move on immigration policy of his presidency, President Barack Obama announced plans Thursday evening to dramatically inc...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Rand Paul On Obama's Immigration Executive Action: 'We Should Take Him To Court' | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Wednesday that Congress should take legal action against President Barack Obama in response to his planned e...

Elise Foley

John Boehner Keeps Immigration Showdown On The Table | Elise Foley | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) kept the threat of a government shutdown alive on Thursday when asked about President Barack Obama's plans for exe...

Elise Foley

Conservatives Warn That GOP Must Act On Immigration, Not Just Attack Obama | Elise Foley | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of huge wins for the Republican Party in the 2014 elections, conservatives in favor of immigration reform are warning their ...

Elise Foley

Obama Pledges Immigration Executive Order By End Of Year | Elise Foley | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama showed no signs of backing down from executive action on immigration reform on Wednesday, despite a Republican wa...

Elise Foley

Election Results Leave Immigration Advocates Frustrated With Obama | Elise Foley | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When CNN announced on Tuesday evening that Colorado Democratic Sen. Mark Udall lost, about 25 young undocumented immigrants and pro-immi...

Arthur Delaney

Mitt Romney: GOP Senate Will Put Immigration Reform On President's Desk | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney said Sunday that if Republicans win the U.S. Senate after Tuesday's election, they wi...